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The Invitation(Movie, 2022)

| 1h 44min | Genres: Horror, Thriller
The InvitationRating: 3.1/5 (with 7272 votes) 590
The Invitation is a 2022 American horror thriller film directed by Jessica M. Thompson and written by Blair Butler. The film stars Nathalie Emmanuel and Thomas Doherty. Inspired by the novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, the film follows a young woman who, following her mother's death, meets long-lost family members for the first time, only to discover the dark secrets they carry with them. Originally titled The Bride, the film was produced by Sam Raimi and Robert Tapert's Ghost House Pictures, with Butler writing the script. However, Raimi and Tapert exited due to scheduling conflicts. By 2020, the film's director, producer and new title were announced. Casting occurred from May to October 2021, with filming beginning that September in Budapest. The Invitation was released theatrically in the United States on August 26, 2022, by Sony Pictures Releasing. It received mixed reviews from critics and has grossed over $32 million worldwide. ()
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About The Invitation

After the death of her mother, Evie is approached by an unknown cousin who invites her to a lavish wedding in the English countryside. Soon, she realizes a gothic conspiracy is afoot and must fight for survival as she uncovers twisted secrets in her family’s history.

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Additional Information

Production country: United States of America (USA)
Shot in: Budapest
Plays in: England
Original language: English (EN)
Spoken languages: English (EN)
Translated into 23 languages: Arabic (AR), Czech (CS), Danish (DA), German (DE), English (EN), Spanish (ES), Persian (FA), Finnish (FI), French (FR), Hebrew (HE), Croatian (HR), Hungarian (HU), Korean (KO), Lithuanian (LT), Dutch (NL), Portuguese (PT), Romanian (RO), Russian (RU), Thai (TH), Turkish (TR), Ukrainian (UK), Vietnamese (VI), Chinese (Mandarin) (ZH)
Status: Released
Release date US: 08/26/2022 (World premiere: 08/24/2022)
Cast: Nathalie Emmanuel, Thomas Doherty, Stephanie Corneliussen, Alana Boden, Courtney Taylor-Taylor, Hugh Skinner, Sean Pertwee, Kata Sarbó, Scott Alexander Young, Virág Bárány, Elizabeth Counsell
Director: Jessica M. Thompson
Producer: Emile Gladstone
Screenwriter: Blair Butler
Executive Producer: Jessica M. Thompson
Film Editor: Tom Elkins
Director of Photography: Autumn Eakin
Composer: Dara Taylor
Alternative titles in other countries (from previews, ads etc.):
"The Bride"
Budget: 10,000,000 USD
Revenue: 30,000,000 USD (= 300%)

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Other movies with this title: The Invitation (FR/CH, 1973), The Invitation (CA, 2003), The Invitation (US, 2015), The Invitation (DE, 2020), The Invitation (2021), The Invitation (LU, 2022)

WatchPlayStream ID: MOVIES:474139, Added: 01/19/2022, Last updated: 10/03/2022